Over six seasons, Girls has not been even remotely realistic about the earnings of a freelance writer.
How the ‘Girls’ Cast Came to Be
Lacey Rose gives the cast and creators of Girls — from Lena Dunham to Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner — the full oral-history treatment.
It’s Goodbye Girls
Lena Dunham’s (often groundbreaking, often controversial) show gets its own oral history, days before its sixth and final season is about to start.
The Girls creator remembers her friendship with Nora Ephron: Her advice was unparalleled. At one of our lunches this past January, I was sheepishly describing a male companion’s lack of support for my professional endeavors. She nodded in a very ‘don’t be stupid’ way, as if I already knew what I had to do: ‘You […]
What is it that makes HBO’s Girls so special? Start with the sex scenes: Afterward, while she is getting dressed, Hannah jokingly refers to herself as the eleven-year-old girl. Adam looks confused and asks what she’s talking about. Hannah reminds him about his fantasy, but clearly her joke has fallen flat, and the disparity between […]
Writer-director Lena Dunham is following her breakthrough, 2010’s Tiny Furniture, with a new HBO series produced with Judd Apatow. Inside the making of the series: “When a TV critic reports on a new show, it’s okay to say the series is promising, even the next big thing, but ideally, one shouldn’t go native. One should […]